Cannabis-Induced ‘Scromiting’ Syndrome Shouldn’t Be a Mystery
Scromiting” is the popular name for cannabis hyperemesis syndrome, or CHS. A recent article in the Washington Post’s popular medical mysteries series highlighted the case of a woman’s uncontrolled vomiting.The article chronicled the effects of cannabinoid hyperemesis and the challenge patients and doctors face when attempting to make an accurate diagnosis. Yet the syndrome should not be a mystery. In fact, it is a daily diagnosis here in San Diego. Ask any emergency room physician or nurse.